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    argentina Fuerza Aerea Argentina


    Argentine Air Force





    Del'd: 2 - 2011 to present





    Helicopters

    Fuerza Aerea Argentina Mi-171E

    Two aircraft delivered on November 2011 for Antarctic duties. Three more are in option.

    On December 20, 2013 and supported by the Argentine Navy, Coast Guard and the Chilean Air Force, they made their first crossing between Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego and Marambio on the Antarctic peninsula ( ~ 767m / 1234km ) to participate in the 2014 Summer Campaign. They returned to mainland continent in March 2014. This mission is repeated every year since then. Previously Bell 212 transported by C-130 performed the resupply of the bases.


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    News


    Argentina Wants More Mi-171E but Needs Financing, 19-Jan-15 : Argentine Defense Minister announced his interested in buying more Mi-171 helicopters but that will depend on the terms of financing. The Air Force currently operates two received in 2011.




    Units


    YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
    2011/    VII Brigada AereaHT Port-au-Prince
    CY Nicosia (Lefkosia)
    Mariano Moreno
    AQ Vicecomodoro Marambio



    List of Aircraft

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    171E00032105701U     H-94: c/n 171E 00 032 10 5701U / 171E00032105701U; FAA d/d 25 by A+
    171E00032105702U     H-95: FAA d/d 25 by Antonov An-124 RA-82047 from Volga-Dnepr



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